Alex Elegudin and Yannick Benjamin met in rehab 15 years ago and forged a bond over a commitment to improve support systems for people with SCI. With innovative programs and services, their nonprofit, Wheeling Forward, has done just that for thousands.
On December 20, Congress passed a sweeping tax overhaul that could have serious ramifications for the disability community.
Flying the Unfriendly Skies. Film Review: Kills on Wheels. Final Edition of SCI Life. Open Sesame: A New App Allows Android Control with Head Movement. Working Stiffs.
Two airlines broke Kenny Salvini’s wheelchair over the course of one year, and in doing so they set him on a mission to find out why accessible air travel is so difficult. What he found is a history of failed policy, an industry blinded by money – and a growing voice for change.
Q. Recently, I’ve been prescribed a number of different medications, which left me with a three-month supply of the “unsuccessful” ones that now need proper, safe disposal. Additionally, I have accumulated outdated wheelchairs and a variety of unneeded medical supplies. There are probably people somewhere in the world who could benefit from having access to them. Are there other avenues that I might investigate?
REV UP, the campaign to boost voter turn-out, is now targeting inaccessible poll sites.
Accessible Alternative to Airbnb. Pimp my Wheelchair. Todd Stabelfeldt: The Quad Father of Tech. Disabled Activists Saved Healthcare. Moving onto Flatter Terrain.
Wheelchair users can confidently book accessible rooms using Accomable, which seeks to challenge AirBnB.
Independence: A Quad's Definition. Look Ma, No Crutches! Linda Mastandrea Named FEMA's Disability Head. How I got Medicare to Pay for My SmartDrive. Fall 2017 New Product Releases.
Not since protestors occupied the a federal building in 1977 has the nation felt who we are. Then came ADAPT.